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Ms. Alston from Spartanburg SC is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Tools of Learning

Help me give my students an OSMO and literacy tools to use in centers.

  • $189 goal

This project expired on April 16, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a first year teacher I teach my students to be artist, dreamers, believers, and so much more. They go above and beyond their community around them, even at a young age. As a Title One teacher I try plenty of out of the ordinary approaches to better expose my students to the world around them that go beyond their abilities.

Though my students range from well below grade level to above grade level, each student works in their own way for success in all content areas.

My students come beyond their struggles of learning, environment, and self doubt. Being the only first grade teacher that teaches both social studies and science we strive to expand past the boundary of standards and indulge in our own interest; financial literacy, government, community helpers, and so much more.

My Project

I am a first year teacher, still looking for the proper tools to better enhance my students' ways of learning. As a professional, I look at online webinars and go to PD and induction classes every month. The many things I have learned I have applied either in whole group or in small group.

The OSMO and the tracing of the letters will help their cognitive learning through hands on activities .

Given the chance to be exposed to these things my students will be able to work on their own and in groups with these tangible items and will see a huge difference in their own work.

Ms. Alston
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
OSMO Genius Kit for ages 5-12 • AKJ Education $99.99 1 $99.99
LC744 - Write the Letter Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$119.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.46

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$160.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.28

Total project goal

$188.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$188.52

1 Donor

-$95.00

Donations toward project cost

-$80.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.25

match offer

-$93.52

Match offer toward project cost

-$79.49

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.03

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$0.00

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